Wilkes-Barre General Hospital - an affiliate of Commonwealth Health
August 21, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Mental Health/Social Services
4 Year Degree
Senior Inpatient Therapist - First Hospital - 1.0
Under the administrative supervision of the Director of Social Services and the Clinical Supervisor, this position provides direct clinical and case management services to psychiatric patients and their family members. All assessments, treatment, care and related tasks are performed in consideration of the ages of patients served, knowledge of specific human development and an understanding of the range of therapy needed by these patients. This clinician is expected to function in a more supervised capacity to the level of his/her expertise.
Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or related mental health field.
Minimum two (2) years experience working in the mental health field. Ability to express ideas in a clear, concise and legible form; ability to develop and maintain therapeutic relationships with patients; demonstrate verbal and written communication skills; ability to interface with all disciplines; ability to organize and prioritize multifaceted workload; knowledge of casework activities; exercise tact, diplomacy and good judgment.
First Hospital is Northeastern Pennsylvania's only private psychiatric hospital, providing inpatient psychiatric treatment for children, adolescents and adults. Accredited by The Joint Commission, we are at the centre of an integrated mental health delivery system that includes CHOICES, an inpatient and outpatient program that offers professional addiction treatment services to adolescents and adults; and Community Counselling Services, an outpatient program for those in need of psychiatric care. First Hospital's150-bed facility provides an environment conducive to recovery and healing. Personal attention is integral to our treatment philosophy which combines a team of experienced professionals with compassionate and respectful care. For more information, visit www.commonwealthhealth.net